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Mavericks add Marjanovic, bringing 7-3 center back to Texas

Jul. 23, 2019 8:04 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks have signed free agent Boban Marjanovic, bringing the 7-foot-3 center back to Texas three years after he spent his rookie season with the rival San Antonio Spurs. Marjanovic was sent to Philadelphia from the Los Angeles Clippers before the trading deadline last season and...

Spurs promote Buford to CEO, Wright to serve as GM

Jul. 23, 2019 2:08 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Spurs Sports & Entertainment has promoted two-time NBA executive of the year RC Buford to chief executive officer, effective Sept. 3. Buford is credited along with coach Gregg Popovich for building the Spurs into one of the most consistently successful franchises in sports, with five...

Texas cop who shot bystander won't be charged

Jul. 18, 2019 2:29 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A Texas police officer will not face criminal charges for fatally shooting an 18-year-old, who authorities say was hit by gunfire aimed at someone else. Prosecutors announced Thursday that a grand jury voted not to indict San Antonio Officer Steve Casanova for the 2018 death of Charles...

Air Force major charged with murder in death of Texas wife

Jul. 15, 2019 1:53 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An Air Force major based in San Antonio has been charged with murder after authorities found the remains of his wife whom he reported missing in March. Forty-year-old Andre McDonald is being held Monday at the Bexar (bayr) County jail. Bail is set at $2 million. Sheriff's officials say...

Summer League winds down, and now, maybe, some NBA rest

Jul. 15, 2019 2:19 AM EDT

They'll hand out T-shirts to the Summer League winners following the championship game between Memphis and Minnesota in Las Vegas on Monday night, and then things will finally slow down a bit in the NBA. Maybe. And probably not for long. It's been a hectic month since Toronto won the NBA championship and the...

Texas judge rejects part of state's 'sanctuary city' lawsuit

Jul. 11, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A Texas judge has dismissed substantial parts of the attorney general's first "sanctuary cities" lawsuit that alleges the San Antonio police chief obstructed enforcement of immigration law. Attorney General Ken Paxton's lawsuit accuses Police Chief William McManus of releasing 12...

New holding center for migrant children opens in Texas

Jul. 10, 2019 7:43 PM EDT

CARRIZO SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — A former oilfield worker camp off a dirt road in rural Texas has become the U.S. government's newest holding center for detaining migrant children after they leave Border Patrol stations, where complaints of overcrowding and filthy conditions have sparked a worldwide outcry....

Texas police identify ice cream licker as teenage girl

Jul. 5, 2019 3:20 PM EDT

LUFKIN, Texas (AP) — Police in East Texas say a teenager from San Antonio is suspected of taking a tub of ice cream from a Walmart freezer, removing the top to lick the ice cream and then returning it to the freezer. Blue Bell Creameries said in a statement that it determined a Walmart store in Lufkin was...

Jarring images of border cells surface ahead of July 4

Jul. 3, 2019 7:59 PM EDT

"Inhumane." ''Shameful." ''Intolerable." ''Brutal." Mounting revelations about squalid and dangerously overcrowded conditions at Border Patrol holding centers have fueled public outrage heading into the Fourth of July weekend, with protesters taking to the streets and social media to decry the situation as...

Sites in 3 states eyed for permanent child detention centers

Jul. 3, 2019 3:00 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump's administration is evaluating vacant properties near five U.S. cities as potential permanent sites to hold hundreds of unaccompanied migrant children, a government spokesman said Wednesday. Property is being assessed in and around Atlanta; Phoenix; Dallas; Houston;...